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Litter Cleanup

Age Minimum (with Adult): 1+, Minimum Age:13+

Brookings Beach Cleanup

Join SOLVE and Oregon State Parks at the Brookings Rest Area from 10 AM – 1 PM! After checking in, volunteers will fan out to clean beaches at Crissey Field, McVay Rock, South Jetty, Mill Beach, Harris Beach, and Whales Head Picnic Area.
This event is part of the annual Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup, presented by AAA Oregon, a statewide effort to keep our beaches healthy and reduce the impacts to marine life.
Dress for rain or shine and wear sturdy shoes. SOLVE will provide bags and gloves. However, volunteers are encouraged to bring their own reusable bucket/bag, gloves, and water bottle to help reduce plastic waste. Don’t forget about the small stuff! The #1 items found on Oregon beaches are tiny bits of plastic and cigarette butts, which are harmful to shore birds and marine life. Bring an old colander to sift the sand for these items.
Please remember our ocean shores can be dangerous. Avoid logs in the water and marine mammals, and never turn your back on the ocean! Please keep dogs on a leash and steer clear of roped off Snowy Plover nesting areas. If you find any hazardous material, please alert your Beach Captain.
Hauling, disposal and recycling services donated by Curry Transfer and Recycling.
Are you a AAA member? Click here to see a list of businesses in the area offering discounts to SOLVE volunteers. Make sure to show your AAA card and mention that you participated in the SOLVE beach cleanup!

Meet at the Brookings Rest Area
Head to the Brookings Rest Area between milepost 355 and 356. From Hwy 101 take the right turn lane if driving northbound, and left turn lane if driving southbound. Drive through the rest area loop to the back side of loop, look for signs, dumpster and park staff. After registering, volunteers will fan out to cover different beaches in the area.
Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/7F74NUv8hwB2
 

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2000 SW 1st Ave
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Portland, OR 97201
503.844.9571
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